Henry John Dewenter was born in Peckelsheim, Germany in 1884. Elizabeth Auer was born in Austria in 1889. Both immigrated to the US in 1907. They were married in 1914 in Los Angeles. They purchased land in Southern California, and oil was discovered on the property. They built up an orange ranch north of La Verne, California, now on the National Register of Historic Places (listed as the DeWenter Ranch/DeWenter Mansion). The elder Henry Dewenter passed away in LA in 1954 and Elizabeth passed away in 1962. They had two sons, Henry Adolf Dewenter (1915-1992), and Paul Dewenter (b. 1917).
Title card: Vienna. The royal palace in Schoenbrunn is now the home of government employees Sculptor in studio Chimneysweep Title: Karlsbrunn. A beauty spot in Silesia Title card: Castles at Potsdam near Berlin Sanssouci Castle Hay wagon Title card: A view of Paris from the Eiffel Tower Arc de Triomphe and Paris sights Title card: Off for England in a 38 passenger plane Boarding plane and view from plane English tourist sights London Bridge Title card: S.S. Europa arriving at Southampton to take us home Kodacolor lenticular shots of S.S. Europa ship and airplanes in harbor
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